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2016 Salt Lake Christmas Tour & Class Schedule


Sunday
11:00-6:00         Join in the fun in the hospitality area set up in the Salt Lake Room
7:30                   
Welcome to the 32nd Annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour!

Monday
8:00 am - Welcome/Introductions
9:00-5:00 - Research in the Family History Library
8:30 - What's New With the Family History Library & FamilySearch – taught by [to be announced]
10:30 - 10 Secrets You Should Know to Survive Microsoft Word – taught by Thomas MacEntee
11:30 - LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm - Ten Ways to Jumpstart Your Eastern European Research (for beginners) – taught by Lisa Alzo
2:30 - Facebook: A Tool for Genealogy Research - taught by Thomas MacEntee
4:00 - Introducing "Research Proof Codes" to Document Your Family History Research - taught by Loni Gardner
6:00 - SLCT Annual Dinner - featured speaker is Roger P. Minert, Ph.D., A.G.

Tuesday
8:00am-9:00pm - Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am - New Research Tools and Strategies for British Isles Genealogy – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15 - Managing the Genealogy Dater Monster – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30 - What's New in Eastern European Research – taught by Lisa Alzo
11:30 - LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm - Scots-Irish Research: Getting Them Over the Water – taught by Dwight Radford
2:15 - Beginning Native American Research - Taught by Billy Edgington
3:30 - Can I Use That in My Genealogy? What You Should Know About Copyright – Thomas MacEntee
4:45 - Researching Your French-Canadian Ancestors – taught by Maureen McDonald
7:00 - What's Happening at AncestryDNA – taught by Anna Swayne

Wednesday
8:00am-9:00pm - Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am - Tracing “Salt of the Earth” Ancestors, Part I: Searching for Evidence in Marriages, Births, and Deaths – taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
9:15 - Getting Started with Microsoft PowerPoint – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30 - Eastern Europe - Languages & Alphabets – taught by Lisa Alzo
11:30 - LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm - Scotch-Irish Research: Ulster Resources – taught by Dwight Radford
2:15 - Germanic Research Outside of Germany (Luxembourg, Switzerland and Austria)- taught by Kevan Hansen
3:30 - Wolfram Alpha for Genealogists – taught by Thomas MacEntee
4:45 - Tracing “Salt of the Earth” Ancestors, Part II: Genealogy Research Strategies Online and Offline - taught by Linda Brinkerhoff
7:00 - Genealogy, Technology and the Internet - taught by Mark Olsen

Thursday
8:00am-9:00pm - Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am - Finishing, Adding to, Expanding, Revising, Correcting, and Updating the Genealogy Work Left behind by Other Genealogists: A Preliminary Survey Still Seems to be the Best Way to Proceed – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15 - Windows 10: A Survival Guide – Thomas McEntee
10:30 - Using Legacy Family Tree Software – Taught by Loni Gardiner
11:30 - LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm - Migration Through Canada into the United States - by Maureen MacDonald
2:15 - Beginning Your Cherokee American Indian Research - taught by Billy Edgington
3:30 - Tracing Immigrant Ancestors: Advanced Tips & Techniques – taught by Arlene Eakle
4:45 - Successful Collateral and Cluster Searching - taught by Thomas MacEntee
7:00 - Using JRNL.com to Advance Your Family History - taught by Nick Jones, Founder & CEO at JRNL.com

Friday
8:00am-9:00pm - Research in the Family History Library
8:00 am - Researching Tennessee and Kentucky—the Original Frontier of America – taught by Arlene Eakle
9:15 - U.S. and Canada Newspaper Resources and Strategies – taught by Thomas MacEntee
10:30 - Continuing Your German Research At Home & Online - taught by Kevan Hansen
11:30 - LUNCH – on your own or walk over to the LDS cafeteria as a group
1:00 pm - Using the Miller Roll for Native American Research - taught by Billy Edgington
2:30 - Irish Resources on the Internet - taught by Dwight Radford
4:30- Genealogy Education: Getting Your "Free" On - taught by Thomas MacEntee
7:00 - The Latest Scoop on RootsMagic Software, by the developer himself, Bruce Buzbee

Saturday
9:00am-5:00pm - Research in the Family History Library
10:15 - Ten Best Storytelling Apps & Website - taught by Lisa Alzo
11:30 - LUNCH – on your own - the LDS cafeteria is closed on Saturdays
6:00 pm - Farewell Dessert, Stories, Prizes, Fun, and Preregistration for the 2017 Salt Lake Christmas Tour



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